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GEOG 379. American Wilderness

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Perception, delineation, use and analysis of wilderness in the United States.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 384. Geography of the British Isles

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Distribution of surface features, natural resources and cultural elements of the British Isles. Regional.
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 390. Geographic Research Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geographic research methods; contemporary techniques for data collection, analysis, and presentation. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 106 OR GEOG 111; GEOG 216, GEOG 270 OR GEOG 271; GEOG 272
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 393. Geography of Outdoor Recreation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Perception, use, and management of amenity resources for recreation and tourism on U.S. public lands.
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 394. Urban Planning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory, objectives, and methods of the planning process, particularly in the United States.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


GEOG 406. Thematic Cartography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Statistical mapping of spatial data, advanced manual and computer techniques. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 316
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 407. Map Design and Presentation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced color desktop computer mapping techniques, such as multimedia and web-based cartography. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 406
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 416. Techniques in GIS

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Standard techniques in geographic information systems. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 316
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 432. Applied Geography Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone project course for Geography majors. Independent original research culminating in a public presentation and written thesis. Satisfies Upper Writing Division Requirement for GEOG B.A.
Prerequisites: GEOG 390
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 433. Cadastral Surveying

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Descriptions of land, metes and bounds. Easements and right-of-ways. Retracement surveys and proportioning. Witness corners, fences and lost corners. Surveyors liability, Minnesota Regulations. Prerq,: 336.
Prerequisites: GEOG 336
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 434. Travel/Tourism Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of selected travel/tourism concepts. Capstone course. Satisfies Upper Division Writing Requirement in Travel-Tourism B.A.
Prerequisites: Completion of travel/tourism core courses and consent of instructor
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


GEOG 435. Boundary Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practical understanding of real property boundary and conveyance law as it relates to surveying.
Prerequisites: GEOG 433
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 436. GPS/GIS Integration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone project class: integration and mastery of GIS techniques and surveying skills.
Prerequisites: GEOG 335
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


GEOG 438. Geodesy and Survey Adjustments

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geometrical and physical geodesy. Coordinate systems. Gravity and precise leveling. Error propagation, matrix algebra, least squares adjustment. Survey standards and specifications.
Prerequisites: GEOG 336, MATH 221, STAT 239
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 439. Surveying Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Surveying office practice, land records research, contracts, preparation for FLS/LSIT exam. Must be taken in final semester. Satisfies Upper Division Writing Requirement for the B.S. and B.E.S. in Land Surveying.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 444. Internship: Practical Geography

Credits: 1-12 View Details
Description: Consent of department coordinator of internships required.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 450. Digital Image Processing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Characteristics and qualities of nonconventional remote sensing imagery as it applies to inventory and assessment of environmental phenomena. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 350
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 454. Regional Planning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Comparative regional planning. Economic distribution and ideological differences. Topical.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 455. Urban Site Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Subdivision design, subdivision requirements and constraints. Government regulations, public hearings, and project management. The plat and subdivision plan. Related calculations and software.
Prerequisites: GEOG 335
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 462. Concepts in Spatial Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spatial, network and surface analysis. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 416
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 471. Historical Geography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical-geographical development of North America through concepts of modernity and modernization; imperialism and colonialism; race, class and gender; science and exploration; migration and settlement; industrialization, urbanization, and the modern capitalist state. Topical.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 472. Geomorphology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The configuration of the earth's surface and physical processes that have brought the surface to its present condition. Topical.
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 473. Biogeography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spatial distribution of species and communities, their relations with the environment, historical changes, and conservation. Topical.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 474. Topics in Physical Geography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected contemporary issues in physical geography. May be repeated with different subjects to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 476. Topics in GIS

Credits: View Details
Description: Selected contemporary issues in GIS. May be repeated with different subjects to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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